2203 Main Street                                                                                                 Stratford...
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  1. 1. 2203 Main Street Stratford, CT 06615 203.385.4165 www.stratfordlibrary.org childrens@stratfordlibrary.org Summer Reading is for Everyone! Every child can join Summer Reading Read to Me for children not yet reading on their own (birth up to age 8). Register your activities from 6/27-8/13. • Complete 10 activities to qualify for the summer party with singer Melissa Green. Summer Reading for independent readers ages 5 to 12. Register books read from 6/27-8/13. • Read 5 books to receive an invitation to the summer party with funny guy Keith Munslow. • Weekly crafts and chances to win ra e prizes from 6/27-8/13. Registration begins June 1. Sign up in the Children’s Department or online at www.stratfordlibrary.org.Summer Storytimes Kicko Event—Animal EmbassyJuly 5 – August 3 Friday July 1, 11 a.m.No registration required except for World Art• Storytime See animals from around the world and learn about Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3 to 7. animal rescue. Registration begins June 15.• Toddler Time Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 to 3.• Pajamarama Most Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Call for schedule. Ages 2 to 7.• Magical, Musical Me Wednesday, July 6, 6:30 p.m. Babies with siblings up to age 5.• World Art Thursdays in July, 10:30 a.m. Ages 5 to 10. Register separately for each date.Thank you to our Summer Reading sponsors:• The Pieper Endowment• Applebee’s• Bridgeport Blue sh• Quassy Amusement Park• Stella’s Restaurant• Donations from Stratford residents• Donation from the Milford Parents Club
  2. 2. Summer Programs for Kids Registration begins two weeks in advance for all summer programsKick O Summer Reading with Animal Embassy Read to Therapy Dogs Siena and DragoFriday, July 1, 11:00 a.m. Ages 4 and up. See animals from Thursday, July 21 & August 4 at 2:00-3:30 p.m. All ages. Callaround the world and learn about animal rescue. for other dates and times!Stratford Olympics Balloon AnimalsWednesday, July 6, 3:00 p.m. Ages 8 to 12. Represent your Tuesday, July 26. 2:00 p.m. Free balloon animals whilefavorite country and participate in silly events! supplies last. Cinderella PartyThere You Are, Antarctica! Wednesday, July 27, 3:00 p.m. Ages 3 to 9. Dress up! WearThursday, July 7, 2:00 p.m. Ages 4 to 8. one shoe! Games, crafts, royal foods.Learn about Antarctica and make animal masks. BeadingAspiring Authors Friday, July 29, 2:30-4:00 p.m. Ages 8-12. Create your ownMonday, June 20, 4:00 p.m., Fridays, July 8 & August 5, 2:30 jewelry.p.m. Ages 8 to 12. For children who love to write. Bring anotebook. Family Minigolf in the Stacks Monday, August 1, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. Bring yourKnitting family to play mini golf through the bookshelves!Mondays, July 11, 18 & 25, 3:00 p.m. Ages 7 and up. Bringyour own needles (Size 8-11 US), scrap yarn provided. A Visit from the Fire Department Wednesday, August 3, 10:30 a.m. All ages. Learn about reHarry Potter Guessing Game safety and sit in a real re truck.Tuesday, July 12, 3:00 p.m. Ages 8 and up.Have you read the Harry Potter books? See if you can guess Author Ryan San Angelothe characters in our guessing game. Treats provided. Wednesday August 3, 3 p.m. Ages 5 to 9. Humorous and lively, this author shares his creativeCelebrate Korean Culture: Tae Kwon Do with Hwang’s process.School of Martial ArtsWednesday, July 13, 11:00 a.m. Ages 5 to 12. Family Chocolate Tasting Saturday, August 6 at 3:00 p.m. AgesOrigami with the Japan Society of Fair eld 5 and up. $3 each or $7 for a familyThursday July 14, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Ages 6-12. of four. Decide which chocolate tastes best!Family Global Card GamesSaturday, July 16, 2:30-4:00 p.m. Ages 8 to 12 with a grownup! Water CarnivalPlay card games from around the world. Tuesday, August 9, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. Raindate: Thursday August 11.Global Games Play water games in the Library’s courtyard. RegistrationMonday, July 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. Learn games forms required for participation.that children play in countries around the world. Square Dances from Around the WorldNutmeg Book Group & Obstacle Course Wednesday, August 10, 3:00 p.m. Ages 6 and up.Tuesday, July 19, 3:30 p.m. Grades 4 to 6. Learn Irish, American and other square dances.Read The Gollywhopper Games, then discuss the book and tryour version of the obstacle course! Reader’s Theatre Saturday, August 13, 2:30 p.m. Ages 4 and up. Enjoy storiesMagician Jay Reidy acted out by our talented teen volunteers.Wednesday, July 20, 3:00 p.m. Ages 5 to 12.2203 Main Street • Stratford, CT 06615 • 203.385.4165 • www.stratfordlibrary.org • childrens@stratfordlibrary.org